With an overall population of 146,866 and a student population of 7,938, approximately 7,137 of Kansas City students attend one of Kansas City's schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
The largest administrative assistant school in Kansas City, by student population, is Kansas City Kansas Community College. In 2010, Kansas City Kansas Community College graduated approximately 6 students from its administrative assisting program.
A reported 9 students graduated with credentials in administrative assisting in Kansas City in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,770 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $920 for administrative assisting related books and supplies every year.
Many administrative assisting graduates choose to work as administrative assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Kansas City, your job prospects are good. There were 25,330 administrative assistants working in Kansas and 19,760 working in the greater Kansas City area in 2010. The government projects that the number of administrative assistants in Kansas City will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an administrative assistant in Kansas City is $28,050 per year, which is higher than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.